An example of while is cookies baking during the same time that caramel is being made on the stove top.
A short while.
While the hours away.
Stay for a while; sang all the while.
This case, while interesting, is a bit frustrating.
An example of while is how long a person has to wait for to see the doctor.
The soles are leather, while the uppers are canvas.
We waited while she dined.
The project wasn't worth my while.
It was lovely while it lasted.
While that guitar may look nice, it's not a very good instrument.
While you're up, close the door.
To while away the afternoon.
He lectured for quite a long while.
He was sleeping while I was singing.
While you're at school you may live at home.
- Now and then; at intervals.
- At the same time; during this very time.
- Worth someone's time, consideration, etc.; profitable in some way.